Definition: This entry includes three subfields. Total area is the sum of all land and water areas delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines. Land area is the aggregate of all surfaces delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines, excluding inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers). Water area is the sum of the surfaces of all inland water bodies, such as lakes, reservoirs, or rivers, as delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Area map
2013 Journal-World All-Area Girls Cross Country Team
LJWORLD - 12/11/2013 5:44:03 AM
Just a freshman, Venters burst onto the cross country scene with an amazing fall, capped by a first-place finish at the Class 6A state championship, which helped the Firebirds make program history with their first team title. Amber Akin, ...
2013 Journal-World All-Area Boys Cross Country Team
LJWORLD - 12/11/2013 5:44:03 AM
The top finisher on Baldwin’s Class 4A state championship team, the Bulldogs sophomore completed the rigorous Wamego Country Club 5K in 17:07.04, good for a fourth-place state medal. With runners Helm, Joe Pierce, George Letner, Ethan Hartzell ...
490 - Map of the World's Countries Rearranged by Population
Big Think - 11/20/2010 11:59:42 PM
The result would be this disconcerting, disorienting map. In the world described by it, the differences in population density between countries would be less extreme than they are today. The world's most densely populated country currently is Monaco ...
Largest Country of the World by Area
Meri News - 12/4/2013 9:41:25 AM
Russia is the largest country in the world by total area covering more than one eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. Russia's total area is 17,075,400 square kilometres. Country has the world's largest forest reserves. With more than 143 million ...
World’s first five country protected area to conserve “Europe’s Amazon”
wwf.panda.org - 3/24/2011 11:55:49 PM
Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Serbia and Slovenia today signed a historic declaration to establish a trans-boundary UNESCO Biosphere Reserve to protect their shared nature and wildlife along the Mura, Drava and Danube rivers, “Europe’s Amazon”.
World's overlooked countries to buy second citizenship, residency
CNN - 6/29/2013 5:32:09 AM
Aside from obvious countries like the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, who have investor programs and pathways to citizenship, here's a list of countries you ... in the Caribbean -- and is 100% legal and can happen in as little ...
Why For aren't there more countries in Epcot's World Showcase area?
Jim Hill Media - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
Well, one part of the Epcot Center story that has (in my opinion, anyway) been woefully under-reported was all the wheeling & dealing that Walt Disney Productions officials had to do early on ... of "Eyes and Ears" (i.e. the official newsletter of all ...
Washington: A world apart
Washington Post - 11/8/2013 11:55:28 PM
The largest collection of Super Zips is around Washington, D.C. A Zip’s ranking is a number between 0 ... degree to which today’s professional class resides in a world apart is a departure from earlier generations. People of widely different ...
World's biggest coffee morning comes to Falmouth area
Bridgwater News - 10/3/2013 3:19:49 PM
Cakes, buns, pies and hot drinks were the order of the day as schools, cafes, pubs and village halls hosted events in support of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Falmouth Primary School was one of the first ...
Congo Basin Countries Could Double Their Cultivated Area While Limiting pressure on Forests
The World Bank Group - 5/13/2013 11:53:00 PM
For example, Congo Basin countries could almost double their cultivated area without converting any forested areas ... with deforestation,” said Jamal Saghir, the Director of the World Bank Sustainable Development Department for the Africa Region.
Veterans Day ceremonies and events in the D.C. area
Washington Post - 11/9/2013 11:54:16 PM
Combat between the allied forces of World War I and Germany ended on Nov. 11, 1918. The date has been used by countries around the world to honor the sacrifices of its military members ever since; in the United States, Veterans Day is an occasion to honor ...
India is set to become the youngest country by 2020
The Hindu - 4/16/2013 9:33:13 PM
By 2020, India is set to become the world’s youngest country with 64 per cent of its population in ... The report finds that a person in an urban area has a 93 per cent greater chance of acquiring training than someone in a rural area.
Developing world boost for GM crops
Financial Times - 2/19/2013 4:34:34 PM
More than half of the world’s genetically modified crop area in 2012 was in developing rather than industrialised countries for the first time, according to the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications. Genetically modified ...
Tunisia introduces permits for visits to Sahara Desert area of country
Irish Independent - 7/1/2012 4:00:06 AM
Mali World Heritage sites attacked Islamists who control the northern Mali city of Timbuktu are trying to destroy tombs classified as Unesco World Heritage sites, a resident said. Ali Yattara said the Islamists began attacking the saints' tombs with ...